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Social, Community and Holiday Events for 2016
Huntington Beach Council on Aging offers an array of social activities, and events designed to make an Active Aging lifestyle fun and enjoyable. The list is the most current events we have to offer. Check back again for more exciting events coming soon.
Wednesday Walkers (Every Wednesday)
STEP ONE: This program takes place every Wednesday at 8:30am. Participants will meet at the Senior Center and then walk either a 30-minute or 1 hour loop throughout Central Park.
STEP TWO: This program is FREE! But to join you’ll still need to sign-up at the front desk or online at HBSANDS.org. Activity number 450893-5A
STEP THREE: Show up each Wednesday morning starting September 14th wearing comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes. Let’s get healthy together!
A BRAND NEW WALKING CLUB LED BY STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS! FREE!
A "Taste" of San Diego Food Tour With Step-On Guide (Wednesday, June 28, 2017)
Explore the diverse cuisine of “Americas Finest City”. Begin in the North Park area of Downtown with its craftsman style neighborhoods and enjoy a taste of the delicious coal fired thin crusted “craft pizza pies”. Next its to the East Village for a sample of beer at a brewery considered one of the top craft breweries of San Diego. While you sip on some suds learn how San Diego has become the micro brewery capitol of America. Follow your drinks up with a visit to the Ocean Beach neighborhood for some BBQ favorites at Phil’s BBQ, voted best BBQ in San Diego for 11 yrs in a row. Finish the day off with a visit to the Hillcrest neighborhood for some sweet treats.
Member Price $95 Non-Member $105. Depart 8:45 a.m. Return 6:45 p.m.
Save the Dates! One Year Anniversary Community Festival! (Saturday, July 8, 2017)
Community Festival with BBQ lunch, gelato, fun and live entertainment. Volunteers needed to greet, give tours, help with lawn games, and clean-up. $5 tickets sold at the front desk. 12pm to 3 pm.
Lets Taco Bout It With Step-On Guide Curt (Tuesday, July 11, 2017)
The taco tasting adventure begins at the taqueria in downtown LA with a freshly made corn tortilla stuffed with stewed meat and an “Armando Pamero” to drink. Continue to East LA, a center of taco activity. Enjoy a shrimp taco and a fish taco from the different mom and pop taco shops while you learn the history of the neighborhood and the context of each taco you will taste. Learn how to find a quality taco stand, the history of these authentic dishes, their ingredients, as well as the back-story of the owners which involve complex histories and identities of Mexicans, Californians and Mexican Americans. Enjoy a fourth taco from a restaurant that began as a converted ice cream truck and then visit the Plaza de la Raza cultural center in Lincoln Park. The adventure continues at La Plaza de Cultura y Arts.
Member $96 Non-Member $106. Depart 8 a.m. Return 6 p.m.
From the Righteous Brothers to Elvis to the Golden Bear - the music history of Orange County (Thursday, July 20, 2017)
Author and journalist Chris Epting takes you on a musical journey throughout Orange County, including rare images and wild stories involving the Beatles, Elvis Presley, Led Zeppelin and many more. Did you know one of rock and roll's all time classics was written in the OC? You'll hear that story along with lots of other myths, tales and legends. 10am to 12pm. Edinger Medical Group Room 1. Please RSVP at the Senior Center Front Desk
Pageant of The Masters (Tuesday, July 25, 2017)
Laguna Beach celebrates the 85th year of the awe inspiring theatrical celebration of tableaux vivants. The 2017 Pageant show titled “The Grand Tour” will take you on a theatrical journey through the centuries in search of unforgettable artworks from around the world. Your pageant ticket becomes your passport to experience the spectacle, music, stories and grand illusions as masterpieces come to life! Main Tier section seats. Eat prior to departure, bring a picnic or purchase food available on the Pageant grounds. Suggested: sweater, seat cushion and binoculars to see details. Member Price $86 Non-Member piece $96. Depart 6pm. Return 11:30pm.
Gala Celebration "Dinner Dance in the Park (Saturday, July 29, 2017)
The Senior Center in Central Park is changing lives! Since opening the doors in July 2016 over 12,000 visitors have registered with the center. With more than 1,200 members, and growing, the Hoag Fitness Pavilion is a core component of our health and wellness programming.
With an eye towards the future, the Senior Center in Central Park and the Huntington Beach Council on Aging look forward to new and innovative classes; expanding services and creating new ways to age in Huntington Beach.
Join the HBCOA and City of Huntington Beach for a Spectacular "DINNER DANCE IN THE PARK" on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Fine food and superb music. 6pm Cocktails/7-10pm Dinner & Dancing.
Individual tickets are on sale for $125 at the front desk with special corporate tables at $1,200.
For further information on the Summer Gala, please contact Heather Dodd at 714-374-1517 or Heather.Dodd@surfcity-hb.org
Estates of Fame & Fortune Adamson House & Will Rogers Ranch House w/Malibu Country Mart (Tuesday, August 15, 2017)
Escape to Malibu and enjoy a docent guided tour of the Adamson Family House. The house and grounds have beautiful architecture and share one of the most beautiful beach locations in So Cal. While at the house take a tour of the Malibu Lagoon Museum. Enjoy lunch on you own at the Malibu Country Mart. In the afternoon embark on a docent guided tour of the private ranch house of Will Rogers. Overlooking the ocean in the Pacific Palisades, the 31 room home filled with memorabilia is the centerpiece of the Will Rogers State Historical Park and is indicative of the CA ranch lifestyle that was casual, comfortable and gracefully social. Suggested: walking shoes as there is considerable walking and uneven walkways on this tour.
Member price $65 non Member $75. Depart 7:45am Return 6:30pm
7th Annual Senior Surf Invitational (Saturday, October 21, 2017)
The Huntington Beach Council on Aging Presents: The 7th Annual Senior Surf Invitational on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 on the South Side of the Huntington Beach Pier. Registration begins Tuesday, August 8th, 2017. More details to come. Thank you to our sponsors: HBCOA, Memorial Care Medical Group and Huntington Surf & Sport.